Benjamin Hugh Jeter, III is the founder and pastor of House of Refuge Worship Center. He is anointed to teach God's Word. He loves God, his family and God's people. His heart is to see the men of God rise up as priest, provider and protector of their home and families to be united in Christ.
Pastor Jeter was born on July 6, 1965 in Newport News, Virginia. He is the son of Benjamin H. Jeter, Jr. and the late Mamie Ruth Jeter. He graduated from Warwick High School in 1984. He was named Who's Who's Among American High School Students.
Pastor Jeter later joined the Army National Guard in 1991. There he was named distinguished graduate of his class. Coming from a military background, Benjamin planned a career in the armed forces. Little did He know, God had other plans for his life. He would soon be in the Army of the Lord, who Commander and Chief is Jesus Christ.
Pastor Jeter has served as Adult Sunday School Teacher and Sunday School Superintendent. He also served as Drama Ministry Leader, Men's Ministry Leader, Executive Board Member, and Assistant Pastor at Restoration & Faith Ministry.
Family is very important to Pastor Jeter, whether the family of God or his natural family. Pastor Jeter is married to Co-Pastor Felicia V. Jeter, and he has three sons, Joshua, Benjamin, IV and Christopher Jeter. They are the guardians of two nephews, Frank and Lamontrel Jeter and one niece, Chiquita Jeter.
Pastors Benjamin and Felicia Jeter are members of Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association (CDMA), Sons & Daughters of Dr. Creflo Dollar, Covenant Pastors Association and they serve as board members of The Truth and The Spirit Ministry.
In addition, he established the House of Refuge Worship Center to be a host site for individuals required to perform Community Service. Pastor Jeter also founded and established the annual Good News March, serving the East End Community of Newport News, the House of Refuge Summer Camp Program and Learning Center.
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Meet Co-Pastor Felicia Jeter
Psalm 1:3 says "And she shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth her fruit in her season; her leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever she doeth shall prosper.
Co-Pastor Felicia Jeter is very active in ministry as she supports her husband, Pastor Benjamin Jeter of House of Refuge Worship Center. She remains faithful, humble and committed to the work of the Lord.
As a prophetic worshipper, God has ministered to Co-Pastor Felicia during her times of worship and intimate fellowship with Him concerning ministry, her life and the lives of others. As a prayer warrior, she has stood in the gap against the enemy on behalf of others believing God for their salvation, deliverance and healing. "For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God for the pulling down of strongholds".
Co-Pastor Felicia has ministered at several women's conferences encouraging women with her unique style of ministry to develop an intimate relationship with God as they increase their knowledge, faith and love for Him in worship.
Praising and worshipping God for who He is in her life is one of Co-Pastor Felicia's passions. She loves God and extends that love to her family and friends. She has always been very active in the upbringing and nurturing of young people, teaching them about the love of Christ and their need for salvation.